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593
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
697
I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.
646
While I see many hoof marks going in, I see none coming out. It is easier to get into the enemy's toils than out again.
656
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
561
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
539
Slow and steady wins the race.
504
Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - nothing.
529
Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.
401
Familiarity breed contempt.
444
I am sure the grapes are sour.
451
The shaft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle's own plumes. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.
542
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
446
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
508
Union gives strength.
505
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
430
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
499
The gods help them that help themselves.
402
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
603
What a splendid head, yet no brain.
496
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.